arm and a leg

arm and a leg
noun Date: 1967 an exorbitant price

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • arm and a leg — If something costs an arm and a leg, it is very expensive …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • arm and a leg — {n.}, {slang} An exorbitantly high price that must be paid for something that isn t really worth it. * /It s true that to get a decent apartment these days in New York you have to pay an arm and a leg./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • arm and a leg — {n.}, {slang} An exorbitantly high price that must be paid for something that isn t really worth it. * /It s true that to get a decent apartment these days in New York you have to pay an arm and a leg./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • arm\ and\ a\ leg — noun slang An exorbitantly high price that must be paid for something that isn t really worth it. It s true that to get a decent apartment these days in New York you have to pay an arm and a leg …   Словарь американских идиом

  • arm and a leg —    If something costs an arm and a leg, it is very expensive.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Arm and a leg —   If something costs an arm and a leg, it is very expensive …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • arm and a leg — noun : an exorbitant price have fun without shelling out an arm and a leg Genevieve Stuttaford …   Useful english dictionary

  • arm and a leg — noun A very high price for an item or service; an exorbitant price; …   Wiktionary

  • arm and a leg —  Expensive …   American business jargon

  • an arm and a leg — a lot of money. Everything the restaurant offers tastes good, and it doesn t cost an arm and a leg. Usage notes: usually used with the verbs cost, pay, and charge …   New idioms dictionary

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